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    Hi to all, We are doing 3 Covering workshops in...

    Hi to all,
    We are doing 3 Covering workshops in Oshkosh at EAA Airventure this year where we are covering Super Cub Rudders, See here:
    http://www.betteraircraftfabric.com/oshkosh-page.html
    also...
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    Here is a Backcountry-one of Wayne's design in...

    Here is a Backcountry-one of Wayne's design in Bassano, Alberta Canada, its Oratex Green as well... The photo with the Slats and VG's shows the waxed Oratex on that wing....
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    Let me lighten this tread up with some pictures...

    Let me lighten this tread up with some pictures of Oratex Cubs; here a Carbon Cub Kitplane with REALLY NICE WORKMANSHIP !!! in Olive Drab Oratex6000
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    Sorry, i should have asked that differently. ...

    Sorry, i should have asked that differently.

    Does the glue adhesion have the same longevity when gluing to aluminum??

    Due to temperature and corosion etc...

    I understand that the oldest...
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    Hi, Yes the original Piper Ribs (that are the...

    Hi, Yes the original Piper Ribs (that are the build up warren-truss with small rivets everywhere -made-from-very-thin-folded-channels) need to be laced (as the FAA names it) or Rib-Stitched as its...
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    We know a Ceconite-Superflite-7 SuperCub that was...

    We know a Ceconite-Superflite-7 SuperCub that was new and crashed and all ultralight Ceconite Superflite on it weighted in at 78 pounds (after the crash), and that was with "as little paint as was...
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    Regarding this question; "but for how...

    Regarding this question; "but for how long?[/QUOTE]" What do you mean with that? - As long as the whole thing lasts, the oldest Oratex plane is like 14 years old by now...
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    I think he did just glue it down and that was...

    I think he did just glue it down and that was that. It has been flying for some time and testing in Germany showed the wooden Ribs would fail long before the glue would fail. In Germany on some...
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    Mike, how far do you want to take your personal...

    Mike, how far do you want to take your personal vendetta? Pretty much all my posts on SC.org are in response to questions. Its just I do not "live on Supercub.org" and only look at it now and then....
  10. Well, it looks like the Alaska Airmen's...

    Well, it looks like the Alaska Airmen's Association decided today they are not going to do anything about it; no letter no nothing; only Rob Stone and Rob Stapleton wanted to act and do something....
  11. Hi, Regarding the Alaska Airmen's Association,...

    Hi,
    Regarding the Alaska Airmen's Association, they would not have taken any action if it would hadn't been for Rob Stone and Rob Stapleton acting; they were the force pushing for action. Hank Swan...
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    TODAY: "The Anchorage Fish & Game Advisory...

    TODAY:
    "The Anchorage Fish & Game Advisory Committee Game Subcommittee will meet Thursday, February 11th at 6:30 pm at the Cabela’s conference room, located at 155 W 104th Avenue in Anchorage in...
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    Hi Nanook, I can assure you for sure it ain't...

    Hi Nanook, I can assure you for sure it ain't incompetence !!!
    As We are dealing with the FAA for 3 years now, I think its safe to point out this difference; 3 years and no approval vs 4 month and...
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    We did have a "one afternoon only" Oratex...

    We did have a "one afternoon only" Oratex covering seminar in Alaska this January, at Wolf Lake Airpark north of Palmer. Folks had expressed interest, so we set it up and met where a Just Aircraft...
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    Hi, I did talk to some folks and they said there...

    Hi, I did talk to some folks and they said there are enough actual BOG Members that will support such a move against private pilots. We have seen how bad it was with the "discrimination against...
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    Yeah, its quite a likable Autogiro! to me as nice...

    Yeah, its quite a likable Autogiro! to me as nice as the old Pitcairn and Kelletts! I never liked the Benson-type etc. This is an LW-5 Littlewing 5 Autogiro; its a A two place short frame version....
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    Here an Aviation Christmas party of EAA chapter...

    Here an Aviation Christmas party of EAA chapter 526, ain't it fun?
    http://www.supercub.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=23414&stc=1
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    Hi Greg, I am very glad that you are willing to...

    Hi Greg,
    I am very glad that you are willing to try our new tapes and I be glad to get them to you as fast as the factory can as soon as they open after the Christmas Holidays.
    There will be an...
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    Of course it can be salvaged, Get the old that...

    Of course it can be salvaged, Get the old that are loose tapes off, and put new tapes on, maybe a line of glue in the middle if so desired, and that should be fixed!
    One could even just paint the...
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    Greg, I have more than once told you, even here...

    Greg, I have more than once told you, even here in this forum, that I be glad to get you new tapes ! I even said here before I get them to you free of charge! What else do you want? Spoil my...
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    Greg, I told you on the phone back then that...

    Greg, I told you on the phone back then that Franks and other put glue done before the tapes are put on and that it must be put down narrower than the tapes and I also did tell you then that some...
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    MauleGuy Greg Miller simply failed to Iron the...

    MauleGuy Greg Miller simply failed to Iron the Tape on slow enough on the heatsink of the Sheet metal underneath. Not enough Dwell time for the glue to fully trigger. The rear of the tape stayed on,...
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    Hi, Thanks for the good question! We ship the...

    Hi, Thanks for the good question! We ship the glue in winter in special boxes with chemical packs to keep the glue from freezing. See them here in the photo. Of course its easiest to ship glue in the...
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    Hi John, I be glad to send you a 2by3 feet...

    Hi John,
    I be glad to send you a 2by3 feet sample and some of the tape to try out. I be glad to talk to you about it too. Also I be glad to get you in contact with Other Oratex users ( there are...
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    Hi Rich, I can get you in contact with other...

    Hi Rich,
    I can get you in contact with other Oratex builders with Rans etc. and I can send you samples of the colors, 2by3 feet sheets with some glue.
    Lets talk.
    Regards,
    Lars
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